Health & Development
19 Ideas for Outdoor Winter Play
Jan 5, 2016
What has the ability to warm you up AND make you happier and healthier this winter? Physical activity and active outdoor play!
Bundle up the kids, leap into your long johns and step outside into nature's gym—our Canadian winter wonderland.
Here are 19 simple, inexpensive and FUN ways to play outdoors.
Which ones will you enjoy today?
1. Build a fort
2. Make a snowman
3. Make snow angels
4. Have a snowball fight
5. Go tobogganing
6. Lace up your skates
7. Go snowshoeing
8. Ice hockey
9. Snow soccer
10. Take a hike
11. Build a winter obstacle course
12. Create a skating rink in your own backyard
13. Try curling
14. Build an igloo
16. Visit the animals at the zoo
17. Try snowboarding
18. Build a snow slide and try sliding down it on your belly!
19. Enjoy a winter picnic
What are we missing? How do you like to enjoy winter play?
This post was originally published in January 2015.
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